A portrait of two Palestinian sisters in their front yard. Their house

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A portrait of two Palestinian sisters in their front yard. Their house

A portrait of two Palestinian sisters in their front yard. Their house

A portrait of two Palestinian sisters in their front yard. Their house stands apart (and is enveloped) by the homogenous architecture of the ever expanding Israeli settlement of Pisgat Ze’ev.
Photo by @habjouqa @noorimages #eastjerusalem #sisters #sabaya #portraits #newyorker #noor #palestinian
This week, am sharing my portrait series Sabaya / صبايا. “Sabaya” carries the whimsy of girls. Just on the precipice of adulthood, you still can tangibly do the things of childhood, like run outside and have your hair long and free, the space hasn’t run out yet. You can be a bit naughty, a bit free. These portraits taken in Palestine take the
context of that tender age with the political reality that is always
prevalent here.

Shared by newyorkerphoto (New Yorker Photo) and selected for Art.

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